Our OBSIDIAN Steel Tongue Drum was designed to produce clean, ethereal, Buddhism related sounds, combined with a small and compact shape that allows you to take it with you wherever you go. There is a total of 6 sounds in D major that enable to experiment with wider sound ranges and create more songs. This feature makes the Steel Drum a very versatile item which allows beginners to easily understand how to play it and become skilled when it comes to this particular instrument.
The Steel Drum is a percussion instrument in the idiophone family (instruments that create sounds through the vibration of the material itself without requiring strings, membranes, or external resonators). Due to its melodic variety, it is highly appreciated for its relaxing sounds. You can either use mallets or your own hands to produce sound. Either way, it is guaranteed that it will become an extension of your soul.
The sound of the Steel Drum is similar to the one of a Tibetan bowl, used by Buddhist monks in meditation, and has a similar transformational effect. The strong meditative tones of the Steel Drum are calming and great for relaxing anytime. Meditation. Yoga. Sound Therapy. Hiking. Camping. Musical Development. Simply place your hands around one of our Steel Drums and instantly master the art of playing blissful music while entering a mindfulness state that you will want to return to in the future. Focus on yourself, fantasize and travel through your inner world.
You do not need any special skills or multiple years of practice to play on it. You just take the OBSIDIAN Steel Tongue Drum in your hands, and then everything happens by itself. Its compactness confers high portability - it is lightweight and takes up minimal space in a backpack.
Anyone can play the Steel Drum: people who want to develop a good sense of rhythm or educate their earing abilities, people who have always wanted to learn to play a musical instrument, people who want to bring something unusual into their lives and to get in touch with their space.
The Steel Drum has a very special effect on people, who often become transfixed or mesmerized. It can be a very useful tool in healing, therapy, and relaxation techniques of all kinds. Our customers have included Reiki healers and all kinds of therapists, from new age, holistic therapies to those working with groups of children and the disabled.
About DRUME Music
The DRUME Music is a small company from the United States of America and we have been creating our own musical instruments since 2017. Focused on helping people relax and concentrate, we get inspired by nature to design sounds that help you reduce stress, relax, and make you happier.
DRUME Music products are perfect for music education, yoga, meditation or even for beginners who want to learn how to play our instruments and experiment with new sounds and songs, developing new musical skills. There are no limitations or conditions to play DRUME Music instruments: you just need to be passionate about music, be willing to try new musical approaches and enjoy yourself while creating with DRUME Music products.
Obsidian Steel Drum Hand Characteristics
The Steel Drum is made of stainless steel, a durable and stable material. Its size is 5.5inch/13.97cm and weighs 1.54 pounds/700g.
With the Steel Drum you get:
1 set of accessories.
You should handle the Steel Drum carefully to hold up its highest level of quality for a longer period of time, as with all handmade products.